IT’S Wembley time for Wanderers – and The Buff Podcast gets you in the mood for the Papa Johns Trophy final with an episode packed with news, views and insights from the world of Bolton Wanderers.

Marc Iles and Henry Hewitt break down everything you’d wish to know about the game against Plymouth Argyle in the first of TWO special podcasts being aired for the Trophy final weekend.

In this episode we look at Ian Evatt’s weird and wonderful superstitions, we ask what side the Bolton boss might select against the Pilgrims and whether the 34,000 that are travelling down will be the biggest collection of Wanderers fans since the seventies?

We hear from man-of-the-moment Dion Charles on proving people wrong, read out some of your Papa Johns-based emails and make our all-important predictions for the final itself.

It doesn’t really matter what order you listen to this weekend’s podcasts in – but the next instalment, including some very special guest appearances, will be available early on Saturday morning.

If you are travelling down to London in preparation for the big game then there is no better listen< That’s our price guarantee: Enjoy The Buff, or get your money back.



This season we’ll be running a special Fantasy Football League for listeners of The Buff – and will be dishing out monthly prizes, plus recruiting some special guests to play against from the world of Wanderers.

If you’d like to join - and it is never too late - follow the link below, pick your team and enter the league code.


League Code: 90eb76

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